It has been known for almost 200 years that electricity can be generated from uniting two materials with different temperatures, and this method now faces a new type of use.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the US have investigated the old practice and while the Seebeck effect is used in both large and small thermoelectric generators today, the drawback of the technology is that the electricity-generating difference in temperature must be present to work. The team of 10 researchers seem to have overcome this obstacle.
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